As part of a demolition drive, about 17 structures, including a temple and 10 hutments, were razed in different parts of the city. Officials of the enforcement wing of the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, along with area supervisers, carried out the drive under the supervision of Surinder Kumar, Tehsildar, Enforcement, MC.
The team demolished a newly-built small temple and a dhobi hut (pucca structures) in Sector 20-D. The enforcement wing team, consisting of sub-inspectors Rattan Singh, Baljit Singh and Ved Parkash Gautam, also demolished three dhabas, two tea shops and 10 jhuggies.
Sources in the MC said such demolition drives would be carried out without any discrimination.
PK Sharma, Additional Commissioner, warned field functionaries that strict action would be taken against negligent officials.